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7 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Burning SUV prompts Wexford County manhunt

After a manhunt lasting more than seven hours, Michigan State Police troopers and Wexford County Sheriff's Department deputies located a man suspected of stealing a car and fleeing the scene while the vehicle burned along a roadway Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Tue Aug 26, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Authorities searching for possible suspect in Wexford County

Authorities in Wexford County have called off the search for a suspect after receiving a call about a vehicle on fire on Tuesday morning.

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Northern Michigan News

Police searching for suspect in stolen vehicle/car fire

Police are searching woods south of Cadillac for a man suspected of stealing an SUV found burning on US 131 around 7 a.m. this morning.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Rover talks building demo

Q: We were wondering if there are any plans to do something with the Wellington Cleaners building, since the roof has collapsed? A: Cadillac Fire Marshal Anthony Wolff said work has begun at the site to prepare it for demolition.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Missaukee County, MI

Northern Michigan News

Cadillac man killed in M-115 car/pedestrian crash

A Cadillac man has died following a crash on M-115 at the canal bridge near North Boulevard Saturday in Wexford County.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

13th Street temp bridge staying until September, early October

Residents and motorists who have been using a temporary bridge on the west end of 13th Street are not going to be happy when they read this.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Sobriety Court expanding into Wexford County

Sobriety court has been operating in other northern Michigan counties for years, but does it work? One judge who's been a proponent of sobriety court since 2001 says, emphatically, yes.

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Northern Michigan News

Cadillac man charged with operating meth lab

A Cadillac man is the latest person to be charged with operating a methamphetamine laboratory after the discovery of a mobile meth lab in Wexford County's South Branch Township.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Northern Michigan News

Dog park committee moving forward with design portion of dog park

They include giving the committee official ad hoc committee status and allowing for the development of a dog park on the site formerly known as the Waterworks Site.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Thu Aug 21, 2014

MLive.com

Woman accused smuggling drugs into Wexford County jail in her vagina pleads guilty

One of two women accused of concealing prescription drugs in her vagina and smuggling the medication into Wexford County Jail in June has pleaded guilty.

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Northern Michigan News

Change for Wexford public transportation may not come so fast

The citizen volunteers who oversee public transportation in Wexford County will hold on to their seats a little longer, although they still may find themselves on the hot seat down the road.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Judge Van Alst seeks election to 84th District Court seat

Judge Audrey Van Alst is seeking election to the 84th District Court judgeship after being appointed to the position last November.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Missaukee County, MI, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Central Michigan University, Baker College

Wed Aug 20, 2014

MLive.com

Northern Michigan marijuana dispensary raided

The Aug. 19 raid came after owners of Magic Buds Medical Cannabis store, 5093 N. M-37 Highway, were ordered to cease any dispensing of marijuana, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

UpNorthLive.com

Woman in Wexford County accused of welfare fraud

Lisa Wright has been charged with two counts of welfare fraud over $500 and fraud failure to inform over $500.

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UpNorthLive.com

Marijuana seized from Magic Buds Medical Cannabis in Mesick

Magic Buds Medical Cannabis in Wexford County was searched on Tuesday and marijuana, money as well as business recorders were seized from the location due to not not complying with the law 40 days prior.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Mesick, MI

Leinster Leader

County Council severance payments announced

Those who retired before the last election or former councillors are included, both Kildare County Council or the Athy, Leixlip, Naas and Newbridge town councils.

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UpNorthLive.com

Second suspect arrested for mobile meth lab in Wexford County

A second suspect was arrested for maintaining a mobile meth lab and being a parole absconder in Wexford County on Tuesday.

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Northern Michigan News

Donation of alternate jail site to be be considered by Wexford County

Whether it decides to build a jail there or not, Wexford County is open to accepting a donation of 10 acres in the city of Cadillac.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Cadillac-Wexford Transit Authority members face chopping block

Change on a major scale could be coming to the Cadillac-Wexford Transit Authority as the Wexford County Board of Commissioners will consider giving all members of the board the boot.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Thompsonville man takes plea after spotted naked in truck

A Thompsonville man has pleaded guilty as charged in one of two indecent exposure cases brought against him after he was allegedly found sitting in his pickup truck naked in the parking lot of a women's clothing store.

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Related Topix: Thompsonville, MI

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